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Kumamoto
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Located at the center of Kyushu, Kumamoto is blessed with Mt. Aso, which has the largest caldera in the world. Holding Amakusa in a rich ocean on the west and varied landscape; its greatest appeal is to experience the spectacular Nature.

Kumamoto Castle is a symbol of Kumamoto city, its well-fortified stone wall fascinate people.
There are vestiges of the Lord Sagara? 700 years of administration at Kuma district in Hitoyoshi, artistic stone bridges at Midorigawa river basin and ancient tombs along Kikuchi river basin. All of them are reminiscent of Japan ancient times. Please visit historic sites to feel the great historical roman.

Other excitement awaits you are the hot springs and delicacies. You can find hot spring spots almost everywhere you go, presenting the local atmosphere at its best.
Clear water, mountains, plain fields, valleys, minor islands and the abundantly changing lands, produce countless fresh raw food which at the end give forth a variety of local cuisines.
Enjoy characteristic Kumamoto with from nature to history and to the local dishes.


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The symbol of Kumamoto City.
Kumamoto Castle
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass and the coupon
Privileges offered
Group rate applicable
Access
Take a Kumamoto Castle Excursion Bus from Kumamoto Bus Terminal.
Get off at Kumamoto-jo Ninomaru Chushajo bus stop. 5min. walk from there.

[Address]
Honmaru, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]096-352-5900
[Visiting hours]
Apr_Oct 08:30 to 17:30
Nov_Mar 08:30 to 16:30
[Closing days]12/29-12/31
[Website]http://www.manyou-kumamoto.jp/castle/

One of the country’s prestigious high rank Samurai Residence
Samurai residence of the Hosokawa Family

To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
Group rate applicable
Access
Take a Kumamoto Castle Excursion Bus from Kumamoto Bus Terminal.
Get off at Hakubutsukan Kyu-hosokawa Gyobutei bus stop. 1min. walk from there.

[Address]
3-1, Furukyo-machi, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]096-352-6522
[Operating hours]
Apr_Oct 08:30 to 17:30
Nov_Mar 08:30 to 16:30
[Closing days]12/29-12/31
[Website]http://www.manyou-
kumamoto.jp/contents.cfm?type=A&id=81


The first contemporary art gallery museum in Kyushu
Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass and coupon
Privileges offered
Group rate applicable
Access
Take a bus going via Suido-machi from Kumamoto Bus Terminal.
Get off at Toori-chosuji bus stop. 2min. walk from there.

[Address]
2-3, 3F Bipuresu Kumanichi Kaikan, Kami-tooricho,Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]096-278-7500
[Operating hours]
10:00_20:00 (last entry by 19:30)
[Closing days]
Tuesday (Wednesday if a public holiday falls on Tuesday)
12/29_1/3
[Website]http://www.camk.or.jp/

A general Art Museum located at Ninomaru park, next to the historical site of Kumamoto Castle.
Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
Group rate applicable
Access
Take a Kumamoto Castle Excursion Bus from Kumamoto Bus Terminal.
Get off at Kumamoto-jo Ninomaru Chushajo bus stop. 5 min. walk from there.

[Address]
2, Ninomaru, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]096-352-2111
[Operating hours]
09:30 _ 17:15 (last entry by 16:45)
[Closing days]
Mondays (next day if a public holiday falls on Monday), 12/25-1/4
[Website]http://www.museum.pref.kumamoto.jp/

Comprehensive leisure park complete with 8 roller coasters, hotel, golf course
Greenland
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
10% discount on entrance fee
Access
Take a Nishitetsu bus of Fukuoka Kuko - Omuta/Arao route and get off at Hotel Verde-mae bus stop and 4 min. walk

[Address]
Midorigaoka, Arao City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]0968-66-1112
[Operating hours] 09:30_17:30 (varies between seasons)
[Closing days] None
[Website]http://www.greenland.co.jp/index2.html

The largest caldera-type volcano, Aso, and its amusement space to experience mother nature.
Aso Volcano Museum
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
Group rate applicable
Access
Take Cross Kyushu Bus “Aso liner” from Kumamoto Bus Center or take a bus bound for Aso Nishiyama-eki from Aso-ekimae bus stop.
1min. walk from Kusasenri Aso Kazan Hakubutsukan-mae bus stop.

[Address]
1930-1, Kusasenrigahama, Akamizu, Aso City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]0967-34-2111
[Operating hours]
09:00_17:00 (last entry by 16:30)
[Closing days] None
[Website]http://www.asomuse.jp/index.html

Popular show by humorous monkeys and their trainers
Aso Monkey Show
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
Adult: 100 yen discount
Child (under elementary school students): 50 yen discount

Access
Take Yamabiko liner bound for Oita, Cross Kyushu Bus Kuju liner or Aso liner from Kumamoto Kotsu Center (bus terminal). Get off at Akamizu-ekimae bus stop and 25 min. walk.

[Address]
793, Shimono, Minami Aso-mura, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]0967-35-1341
[Operating hours]09:00_17:00
[Closing days] None
[Website]http://www.aso-osaru.com/

Amakusa theme park constituting a donut-shape boat called Sea donut , Pearl center and local product hall.
Amakusa Pearl Center/ Exciting Undersea Aquarium Sea Donut
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass and coupon.
Privileges offered
100 yen discount on entrance fee/ 10% off pearl products
Access
Take Amakusa liner bound for Hondo from Kumamoto Kotsu Center (bus terminal). Get off at Maejima bus stop and 3 min. walk.

[Address]
6225-8, Aitsu, Matsushima-machi, Kami-Amakusa City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]0969-56-1155
[Operating hours]8:30-17:00
[Closing days] None
[Website]http://www.amakusapearl.com/

Kumagawa, one of the 3 largest rapids in Japan offering thrill rides. A popular spot for rafting.
Kumagawa River Rafting
To receive privileges
Free gift for those who participated in river rafting and spent 1,000yen or more at the shops.
Privileges offered
10% OFF boat ticket (cannot be used on the day of issue)
Access
Take local buses via Kinoue Shogakko-mae or the ones via Hendensho from Hitoyoshi Sanko. Get off at Kumagawa Kudari Hassenjo-mae bus stop and 1 min. walk.

[Address]
333-1,Shimoshin-machi, Hitoyoshi City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]0966-22-5555
[Operating hours]
Mar. – Nov. 8:00-18:00
Dec. – Feb. 9:00-18:00
Seat reservation system( necessary), Incur cancellation charge on the day
[Closing days] None
[Website]http://www.kumagawa.co.jp/index.html

Watch the dolphin and sealion show, feed the penguin and befriend a dolphin!
Amakusa Dolphin World
To receive privileges
(1) Present your SUNQ Pass
(2) Not applicable during golden week and Obon period
Privileges offered
10% OFF entrance fees and free coupon to participate in handshake with the dolphin or kids time.
Access
Take Amakusa liner from Kumamoto Kotsu Center (bus terminal) or Hondo Bus Center. Get off at Amakusa Alegria Garden bus stop. Adjacent.

[Address]
996, Hirose, Hondo-machi, Amakusa City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]0969-22-2103
[Operating hours]
9:00-17:30 (extended during Golden Week and summer holidays)
(Admission 9:30-16:00)
[Closing days]None
[Website]
http://www.hotel-alegria.jp/dolphin/index.html

Original boiled meat cube Ramen
Keika Ramen
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
100 yen discount
Access
Get off at Kumamoto Bus Terminal

[Address]
Plaza Gourmet Zone,3-10, B1 F Kumamoto Bus Terminal,Sakura-machi, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Pref.
[Contact]096-356-2249
[Operating hours]10:00-21:00
[Closing days] None
[Website]http://keika-raumen.co.jp/

Comfortable cruising to Amakusa, 75 minutes between Kumamoto and Amakusa
Speed Liner, Marine-View
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
Adults (one way): 3000 yen >> 2100 yen
Access
Take a bus bound for Kumamoto Port from platform no. 21 at Kumamoto Kotsu Center (bus terminal) and get off at Kumamoto-ko Kosokusen Noriba bus stop.

[Address]
Kumamoto Ferry: 1-2, Shinko, Kumamoto city
[Contact]096-311-4100
[Operating hours]7:40-18:00
[Closing days] None (except docking period)

Great accessibility!
Kumamoto Kotsu Center Hotel
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass
Privileges offered
Discount on room rates (with one drink)
Single: 7800 yen >> 5900 yen
Twin: 13000 yen >> 8800 yen
Day use plan (6:00 _17:00)
Rates: Half day 2500 yen, Whole day 4000 yen (with one drink)
Special privileges offered at Lunch and Dinner time

Access
Near Kumamoto Kotsu center (bus terminal)

[Address]
3-10, Sakura-machi, Kumamoto city
[Contact]096-326-8828
[Closing days] None

Overlooking a magnificent caldera
Mt. Aso Ropeway
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ pass and a coupon
Privileges offered
Group discount applicable (roundtrip only)
Access
Take a bus bound for Asosan-nishieki from Aso-ekimae and get off at Asosan-nishieki bus stop. Or take Aso liner (Cross Kyushu Bus) from Kumamoto-ekimae and get off at Asosan-nishi bus stop. Adjacent.

[Address]
808-5, Kurokawa, Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture
[Contact]0967-34-0411
[Operating hours]9:00-17:00 The last upbound bus at 16:25
[Closing days] None

Cultural resort commanding a magnificent view of Mt. Aso. The natural hot spring 'Shikimi-no-Yu', newly opened last year, is also very popular.
Kyukamura Minami Aso
To receive privileges
Present your SUNQ Pass and coupon at the time of check-in
Privileges offered
10% discount on room rates
Access
Take Takamori Liner or Takachiho Liner from Kumamoto Kotsu Center (bus terminal) and get off at Takamori Chuo bus stop. The shuttle bus service to Kyukamura is available from the bus stop (reservation required).

[Address]
3219, Takamori, Takamori-cho, Aso-gun, Kumamoto
[Contact]0967-62-2111
[Operating hours]7:00-21:00
[Closing days] None
[HP] http://www.qkamura.or.jp/aso/



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